Football: Northwestern defeats #17 Wisconsin

Northwestern football defeated the Wisconsin Badgers by a score of 20-14. Reporter Brandon Wilson gives you the recap of what happened.

Photographer Zack Becker was there to document the game through the lens of his camera.

Melvin Gordon
Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon (#25) ran all over Northwestern’s defense, burning the ‘Cats for 259 yards and a touchdown. Gordon accounted for more than half of Wisconsin’s total yards.
Siemian Jackson
Trevor Siemian (#13) and Justin Jackson (#28) paced the Wildcat offense. Siemian passed for 182 yards and a score and Jackson’s 162-yard day nearly doubled his previous career high.
Wisco SMH
Wisconsin’s passing game, on the other hand, left much to be desired. Badger QBs combined for four interceptions, two of which came in the red zone.
Godwin Godsend
Godwin Igwebuike hauls in an interception in the end zone. Igwebuike had three of the ‘Cats’ four picks, the last of which clinched the upset victory.
Fans on Field
Overjoyed Wildcat fans rushed the field after the upset to share the moment with their team. Northwestern was one of five unranked teams to defeat a top-25 school this week.